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GermanGDP-112317.jpg Germany expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter on robust foreign demand and investment amid weak private consumption, official data showed Thursday. Despite political uncertainty, private sector activity growth in the largest euro area economy accelerated in November driven by a pick-up in manufacturing, a closely watched survey revealed today.

eurozonepmi-112317.jpg The Eurozone private sector showed signs of growth momentum picking up in the fourth quarter with production, demand and employment hitting multi-year highs. The headline composite output index increased to 57.5 in November from 56.0 in October, flash survey data from IHS Markit showed Thursday. This was the highest reading since April 2011.

EEP2-091614_23Nov17.jpg Flash Purchasing Managers' survey results from euro area and revised quarterly national accounts from Germany and the UK are due on Thursday.

singapore1-081009.jpg Singapore's gross domestic product expanded a seasonally adjusted 8.8 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in Thursday final revision. That was up from last month's advance estimate of 6.3 percent on quarter, and it accelerated from 2.2 percent in...

NewZealandcpi-071510.jpg The total volume of retail sales in New Zealand added a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday. That beat forecasts for an increase of 0.1 percent but was down from the 1.8 percent spike in the three months prior. "There...

EUR-USD4-112217.jpg The dollar is losing ground against all of its major rivals Wednesday afternoon. Traders were confronted with a trio of economic reports this morning. Weekly jobless claims and consumer sentiment were largely in line with expectations, while durable goods orders disappointed. Investors are also betting...

Consumer-Shopping-112217.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. pulled back by less than initially estimated in the month of November, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Wednesday. The report said the consumer sentiment index for November was upwardly revised to 98.5 from the preliminary estimate of 97.8.

PhilipHammond-Budget-112217.jpg The UK government set aside an additional GBP 3 billion over the next two years to aid the process of the country's exit from the European Union and slashed the growth forecasts for the next few years mainly due to a significant downward revision to potential productivity growth.

Durablegoodsorders-US-112217.jpg Reflecting a sharp pullback in orders for transportation equipment, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing an unexpected drop in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the month of October. The Commerce Department said durable goods orders tumbled by 1.2 percent.

Joblessclaims-US-112217.jpg After reporting an unexpected increase in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Wednesday showing a pullback in initial jobless claims in the week ended November 18th.

EEP4-091614_22Nov17.jpg The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is set to present his Autumn Budget to Parliament on Wednesday.

trade.jpg The value of total construction work in Australia done in the third quarter of 2017 surged a seasonally adjusted 15.7 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday - coming in at A$61.863 billion. The headline figure blew away forecasts for...

EURUSD3-112117.jpg The dollar got off to a positive start against its major rivals Tuesday, but has since pared its early gains and is now nearly flat on the day. Economic data remained on the light side this morning and the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday seems to have some investors away from their desks. Traders are...

Existinghomesales-US-112117.jpg Existing home sales in the U.S. jumped by much more than anticipated in the month of October, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Tuesday. The report said existing home sales surged up by 2.0 percent to an annual rate of 5.48 million in October.

UK-budget-Deficit-112117.jpg The UK budget deficit increased in October due to higher debt costs linked to rising prices, the Office for National Statistics reported Tuesday. Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, increased by GBP 0.5 billion from the previous year to GBP 8 billion in October. The deficit was forecast to narrow to GBP 7.1 billion.

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